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NY latest state to introduce sports betting bill

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A victory for the Garden State could mean other states could legalize sports betting, should the high court rule that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act ( PASPA ) is unconstitutional. The state of Louisiana recently introduced two different bills (called SB322 and SB266) which aim at expanding its existing sports betting and online gambling legislation. Read More »

Need No Lectures on Kashmir From 'Failed State' Pakistan

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Later, replying to the Indian statement, he said Kashmiri struggle for the right to self determination could not be subsumed under the label of terrorism. He said that every citizen of Jammu and Kashmir should unanimously ensure that justice prevails and the guilty are booked and punished as per the law of the land for this disgusting crime.He said if the law is not allowed to take its course it can have very serious repercussions for the state. Read More »

Judge rejects injunction to extend Ontario PC leadership voting period

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Ritchie said that though there "was no systemic mail failure", he had told campaigns that emails could be sent to members containing their voter ID to quell fears about mail issues. A poll suggests Christine Elliott has a slight edge on Doug Ford in the leadership race. Christine Elliott was the only leadership hopeful to oppose the extension. Read More »

U.S. indices end up Thursday after Trump signs tariff order

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Trump signaled other trade actions could be in the works. Trump signed the proclamations in presence of steel workers from Pennsylvania, Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, United States Trade Representative Robert E Lighthizer and economist Peter Navarro, architect of his steel and aluminium policy. Read More »

Pelicans Star Anthony Davis Has Sprained Ankle, Is Day-to-Day

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Without Davis and center DeMarcus Cousins , the Pelicans will have lean heavily on recently acquired center Emeka Okafor and on forwards Nikola Mirotic and Cheick Diallo , who have been major contributors during the streak. "We just got to continue to strive to get better and continue to work". "They took X-rays but couldn't really tell a lot from the X-rays, so we'll go back home and I'm sure he'll have an MRI at some stage tomorrow and we'll have more information". Read More »

SU national security expert weighs in on North Korea

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He explained that Trump has put economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime, in addition to "publicly shaming" Kim by calling out his transgressions and dubbing him " Little Rocket Man ". Until now, the United States has dangled the prospect of a face to face bilateral meeting of the leaders as an incentive, at the end of negotiations, but only once the North Koreans have proven their sincerity about disarming. Read More »

Sabato Updates Rating for PA-18 Special Election, Rothfus' New Seat

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Friday afternoon, the president tweeted: Look forward to being in Pennsylvania tomorrow in support of Rick @Saccone4PA18. The special election was called after Rep. Saccone spokesman Patrick McCann dismissed the complaints from Republicans as "just inside the Beltway stuff" that doesn't matter in the race. "Our people who liked Trump before still do", Bloomingdale said. Read More »

Soldiers guard mosques in tense Sri Lanka

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The riots, which began Monday after a man from the Sinhalese majority died from injuries sustained in an attack by Muslims last week, have left almost 200 Muslim businesses and homes destroyed. Sri Lanka received about half a million tourists in 2009, but the numbers shot up to 2.1 million in 2017, with almost half a million visiting the island in the first two months of this year. Read More »

U.S. bars govt workers from Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen

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A bomb went off on February 21 on a ferry that plies the waters between the popular tourist destination of Playa del Carmen , a town on the mainland south of Cancun, and the island of Cozumel. "Some travel insurance policies will not reimburse you even though the State Department is warning against travel", said Albert, who, encourages people to be persistent. Read More »

Special Counsel Mueller Casting Wide Net That May Ultimately Hook President Trump

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Stone said Tuesday that he did not advise Nunberg and was pleased that he has ultimately made a decision to comply with the subpoena from Mueller's team. What remained unclear was whether Nunberg - whose flip-flops Monday and Tuesday raised questions about what he knew, what he surmised, and even his state of mind - will be a valuable witness in whatever case Mueller is building. Read More »

'The Sopranos' Will Return Via A New Prequel Movie

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The Sopranos , one of the most popular and critically acclaimed TV series of the last 20 years, is to return with a big screen prequel. Although it will be tough to bring back James Gandolfini for his role as head mobster Tony Soprano (he died a few years back and to be frank, the last time they tried to revive the dead we ended up with the very bad CGI version of Livia Soprano ), rumours are that we will still see some of the same characters from the original show, just a few years ... Read More »

GOP senator to review Trump tariffs on steel, aluminum

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Moreover, there is a risk, albeit slight, that imposing tariffs could set off a beggar-thy-neighbor trade war. "Congress can not be complicit as the administration courts economic disaster", Flake said Thursday. Others have said Congress needs to claw back some of the constitutional authority on trade that they have willingly handed over to the executive branch over the years. Read More »

Russian spy poisoning: Police fear graves of relatives BOOBY-TRAPPED

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He reiterated Moscow's offer for assistance in the investigation, but said that "in order to have a serious conversation.you have to use the official channels". He was freed in 2010 as part of a widely-publicized spy swap in which the US agreed to hand over 10 members of a Russian sleeper cell found operating in America in return for four Russians convicted of spying for the West. Read More »

Pregnant pillion rider falls to death as cop kicks bike

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Calling it as unlawful, he said it amounted to criminal offence. According to her family, the 34-year-old teacher for children with special needs was traveling to a friend's wedding with her husband Raja. "We are investigating", a senior police officer was quoted as saying by NDTV. However, Police said that it is yet to ascertain this through the post-mortem. Read More »

Florida's governor expected to sign school safety bill

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What the news media is not reporting is the political agreement between the Broward County School Board and Broward County law enforcement to stop arresting students for crimes. Meanwhile, the National Rifle Association isn't happy about Scott's move. The suspect in the attack, Nikolas Cruz , a 19-year-old former Stoneman Douglas student, faces 17 counts of first-degree murder and 17 counts of attempted murder for the massacre. Read More »

European Union threatens retaliaton to Trump tariffs

Trump imposed the tariffs - 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminium - despite repeated warnings from the European Union and other allies that this could trigger a full-on trade war. Lighthizer's meetings with European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom and separately with Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko were long planned, but they took on added urgency as allies warned the USA moves could provoke a global trade war. Read More »

Trump will get the military parade he wanted - just not the tanks

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The Pentagon memo sent to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was issued on Thursday and outlined the initial guidance on how Trump's sought after parade, scheduled for November 11 - Veterans Day - will look. The parade route will stretch roughly one mile (1.6 kilometers) from the White House to the Capitol, where Trump will review his troops surrounded by veterans and Medal of Honor recipients. Read More »

Former Texas State student testifies in deadly DWI crash

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Authorities say Elliott was driving home after floating the river in San Marcos on August 2, 2016 when her auto veered across the center line on State Highway 21 and collided with the vehicle in which Kristian Guerrero, then 24, and her husband, Fabian Guerrero-Moreno were riding. Read More »

PM Modi receives French President Emmanuel Macron

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French President Emmanuel Macron arrived here on Friday for a four-day visit, on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Macron will also visit Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of PM Modi, on March 12. The visit by French president provides another opportunity to increase the engagements. The bilateral trade between India and France for the period from April 2016 to March 2017 was $10.95 billion. Read More »

Florida House gives final approval to block minors from marrying in Florida

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On Thursday, Burns told his colleagues that the amendment to cut schools had been removed from the budget. Teachers and other public workers descended on Frankfort to protest the legislation. We believe most Kentuckians would support this as well. Sen. Cindy Friedman said she'd like to see more clarity about what types of firearms qualify as assault weapons, which are banned under state law. Read More »

Pak backs Swaraj's suggestion to release civilian prisoners

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Pakistan approved India's proposal to release elderly and juvenile prisoners on humanitarian grounds. She had suggested to work towards the release and repatriation of prisoners over 70 years of age and women prisoners who are in each other's custody, the ministry said in a statement. Read More »

U.S. lawsuit over California immigration laws is warning shot

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The Colorado Springs Republican says he hopes U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions follows up on the California lawsuit this week with similar legal actions against municipalities. A federal judge permanently blocked the effort after a lawsuit. The three state laws under attack in part bar state and local authorities from enforcing federal immigration law. Read More »

Women's Six Nations 2018: Lisa Martin returns for Scotland women v Ireland

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That opening-day defeat against Wales is still fresh in the memory as is their 60-point thrashing at Twickenham last season. "Then we just breathed a sigh of relief, and at this level if you breathe a sigh of relief and go "this feels comfortable, this feels good, we're in control", bang, just like that, you lose control again". Read More »

Eddie Jones eyes injection of pace after axing England stalwart Mike Brown

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With Watson installed from the start and Jonny May and Elliot Daly as the wide men, England finally have a hugely unsafe, high-speed back three that opposition teams might, for the first time in a long time, be truly scared of. "He has been super-loyal to Dylan and to the team, so when Dylan was unavailable it was an easy option for me to take, because we want someone in the same mould as Dylan". Read More »

Hundreds of thousands without power in NJ following storm

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The National Weather Service is receiving reports of thundersnow. The snowstorm came with a rare accompaniment of lightning in some parts of Pennsylvania , New Jersey and NY, the weather service said . Wind gusts of over 40 miles per hour will also be widespread, but not as severe as from the previous storm, in which 9 people died and millions lost power throughout the region. Read More »

911 calls show chaos, calm during Florida school massacre

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Mr Scott said he is still "not persuaded" about the guardian program. Transmissions include talk of shots fired at the field and inside the school. It also creates a so-called guardian program enabling some teachers and other school employees to carry guns. Read More »

Trump Signals Metals-Tariff Exemption for `Our Ally' Australia

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US President Donald Trump has given his strongest indication yet that Australia will be exempt from his planned steel and aluminium tariffs, revealing the two countries are working "very quickly" on a new security agreement. The announcement sparked talk of a trade war and fears the Australian mining industry would be placed under even more pressure as it attempts to compete with some of the world's biggest exporters. Read More »

Immigration arrest of mother of 3 in National City raises concerns

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The Border Patrol said Perla Morales-Luna was identified as an organizer for a transnational criminal smuggling organization and was arrested for being in the country illegally. Meanwhile, the daughters are staying with a family member. The Border Patrol transferred Morales-Luna to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody Friday for deportation proceedings, said agency spokeswoman Lauren Mack. Read More »

No. 1 Virginia, Clemson to clash in ACC semis

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No. 2 Duke vs. Wednesday 7 p.m. victor (ESPN/ACC Network), 7 p.m. Game 9: Game 5 victor vs. Game 11: Game 7 victor vs. Nagel has been on a solid run with his March college basketball picks, putting together a sizzling 9-3 run against the spread heading into Friday's action. Read More »